Appalachian Christian Academy

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Appalachian Christian Academy is a small Christian school in the mountains of Appalachia.
We have been educating children in Manchester for over 35 years.
We offer grades K-9 and are fully accredited by the state of Kentucky and by the National Council of Private Schools Association.
We offer individually-tailored, differentiated, and hands-on learning experiences, as well as educational and cultural field trips, e.g.
concerts, musicals, Civil War reenactments, plays, museums, to local artisans, farms, outdoor school, musical festivals, service learning, etc.
Our goal is to graduate young people who have a balanced education in all areas: academic, spiritual, physical, emotional, and social.
They are encouraged to be critical thinkers, problem solvers, and good citizens of this world and also for heaven.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades 1-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedDyslexia; mild speech, language based or learning differences

Student Body

Total Students11 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade Appalachian Christian Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki or navy slacks, skirts; solid color polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$205
Tuition NotesTextbook fee of $175. Registration fee of $150. Tuition $205/month for non-constituent, $155/month for constituent

School Notes

  • Our school offers the following:
  • Low student to teacher ratio
  • Multigrade classrooms
  • Caring teachers
  • Individualized help and attention
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Many outdoor activities, such as play, games, gardening, outdoor learning
  • Educational field trips
  • Service Learning Activities/Trips
  • Spanish, art, music
  • Family atmosphere
  • Zero tolerance to bullying
  • DWS/Soul Shapers Discipline Plan, encouraging students to self-control, self-discipline
  • Home School Friday Program that includes art, Spanish, music (choir, bells), recess
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